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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Jobs and Economic Growth

With thirty-five years of business experience, creating hundreds of jobs and growing the economy, Congressman Poliquin understands what it takes to build and operate a business and help create jobs.

 

Congressman Poliquin is leading efforts in Congress in to grow and protect jobs in Maine's 2nd District. He supports fiscally responsible pieces of legislation that will stop wasteful government spending and help local job creators grow and hire more workers in Maine.

 

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April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement today after reports that President Donald Trump is considering taking action for the United States to reenter the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) international trade deal:

 

April 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) is applauding the announcement of a $1,930,000 grant awarded to the Town of Hartland, Maine in Somerset County for the construction of upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plant.

 

March 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) Maine jobs bill to help spur economic growth and job creation has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.

 

March 26, 2018 Press Release

POLIQUIN ANNOUNCES HE IS NOW CO-CHAIRMAN OF BIPARTISAN RURAL HOSPITALS CAUCUS IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS

 

AUGUSTA, Maine – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) hosted leaders from several hospitals across Maine, national officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and others for a roundtable to focus on ensuring these Maine hospitals receive the outstanding payments they are owed by the VA.

 

March 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) jobs bill to help spur economic growth and job creation in Old Town, Maine has been enrolled by the U.S. Congress and sent to the White House to be signed into law in the coming days.

 

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representative Bruce Poliquin today applauded an announcement from the Department of Defense (DOD) that it has awarded New Balance a $17,325,438 firm-fixed-price contract to provide American-made New Balance athletic shoes to initial entry service members upon arrival at basic training.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) legislation to help address harvesting and boundary disputes in and around Acadia National Park (ANP) passed the House with support from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), an original cosponsor of the bill.

 

March 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s (ME-02) legislation to help business development and job creation in Old Town passed the U.S. Senate unanimously, clearing the way for the bill to be signed into law.

 

February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Following reports in the New York Times that U.S. Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, is discussing the United States potentially rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in some capacity, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) reiterated his position that Maine and American workers must come first in any proposals regarding trade policy.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), an outspoken advocate for preserving traditional uses and timber harvesting in Maine’s working forests, released the following statement on the announcement of yet another cross-laminated timber (CLT) manufacturer, SmartLam, LLC of Montana, expanding their operations to Maine in just the last week, with the goal of creating 100 new Maine jobs: